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#31 Suvir Saran

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Posted 01 October 2002 - 10:17 PM

Canucks all over....is this the time to educate our gringo friends about Butter tarts, or is that a major thread of its own?

Could that be the same thing as a banburry (sp?) tart. That too is nothing but a butter tart with a fancy name. English in origin. We had it in India as kids. It certainly would deserve it's own thread either way.

#32 gknl

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Posted 02 October 2002 - 11:25 AM

I agree. Not that there are official definitions in this regard, but to me a white chocolate "brownie" (dare I ask what it should be called . . . ) does not qualify as a blondie. In a brownie the chocolate permeates the entire thing. In a blondie the chocolate should be in chip or chunk form surrounded by cookie-ish dough.

So when can we expect the definitive taxonomy of brownies and bar cookies? Alice Medrich puts them in the same chapter. :wink:

What does one call these things made with white chocolate? Brownies hardly seems appropriate after all. Why can't "blondie" simply refer to brownies without the chocolate?

And whatever you want to call these things, they're good. :raz: 7 oz of melted white chocolate and 5 oz of coarsely chopped along with macadamia nuts. If you like white chocolate chip macadamia nut cookies, then you'll like these things too.

#33 Fat Guy

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Posted 02 October 2002 - 11:33 AM

What does one call these things made with white chocolate?  Brownies hardly seems appropriate after all.

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#34 gknl

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Posted 03 October 2002 - 01:59 AM

What does one call these things made with white chocolate?  Brownies hardly seems appropriate after all.

You're not going to get me to say it.

I'd say it, but I'm only half which makes it, uh, inappropriate. :laugh: